Mention the name “Minh Chu” in Melbourne’s Vietnamese dining scene and you will be hard pressed to find anybody who does not know of this larger than life character.
Whilst Owner Michael Lambie already had several successful venues to his name before opening Lucy Liu, it was a district change of pace from his gastro pub and fine dining ventures. The risk paid off, with the move from duck parfait to duck pancakes earning the venue a string of rave reviews which has seen […]
Captain Baxter is St Kilda’s beachside cocktail and lounge bar offering uninterrupted views of Port Philip Bay. With successful St Kilda restaurants Republica and Encore under his belt, Co-Owner and Executive Chef Matt Dawson has taken inspiration from all corners of the globe at Captain Baxter, offering an interesting and eclectic menu that is seasonal and […]
Located on the ground level of a high-rise apartment block in Sydney’s inner east suburb of Zetland, Chef Mark Jensen and business partners Joel Kapz and Joe Ward have created a Rocky Mountain themed chalet style eatery called Salmon & Bear, which serves delicious seafood cooked over charcoal alongside traditional fish shop favourites. “This is […]
The team behind the Bellezza Group has helped transform the café and food scene in Brisbane delivering a string of establishments including Bar Pacino, Bellezza Espresso Bar, Espresso Veloce, 11th Hour Catering, Short Street Espresso, Chocolate Soldier, Punch Espresso Bar and Café Pacino. Comprising of father and son duo Jimmy and Giuseppe and cousin James […]
Born in a small town in Dorsett, England, Chef Ashley Palmer-Watts began his culinary career like many others: working for a local restaurant at 13 years old. Ashley joined Blumenthal at The Fat Duck in 1999, moving up the ranks to sous chef in 2001, and becoming head chef two years after that. Today, he […]